Archive for January 5th, 2012

NEW TO DVD THIS WEEK

AlfredHitchcockPresents dvd _S5

The DVD released Jan, 3rd contains 5 Discs

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RECORD RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1956

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The great Buddy Holly

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COUNTRY-CROSSOVER #1 ON THIS DAY IN 1960

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“El Paso” won the Grammy Award for Best Country & Western Recording in 1961,
and remains Robbins’ best-known song. 

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Marty Robbins (September 26, 1925–December 8, 1982)

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‘’SUPERMAN’’ BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1914

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Reeves in “Gone with the Wind” (1936) 

George Reeves ( January 5, 1914– June 16, 1959)

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George Reeves in the 1950s TV program Adventures of Superman


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Reeves as the mild mannered reporter Clark Kent from Superman

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George Reeves during filming of a Superman episode

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George Reeve’s death at age 45 from a gunshot remains a controversial issue to this day. The official finding was suicide, but some believe he was murdered or the victim
of an accidental shooting.

 

 

 

 

 

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BOB’S BIG BOY

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From the 1950s

Bob’s Big Boy is a restaurant chain founded by Bob Wian in 1936 when he
sold his DeSoto Roadster to purchase a small hamburger stand in Glendale,
California. He originally named it Bob’s Pantry (pictured below). 

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